Tourism at Baile-Herculane

Cerna valley, ©Eniko Seres/Flickr

Cerna valley, ©Eniko Seres/Flickr  

Baile Herculane is a spectacular bathing resort located in the southwestern region of the country of Romania, in the county of Caras Severin. The location is in an altitude of about 168 meters in the picturesque Cernei Valley, which makes part of the Cernei-Domogled Valley National Park.

Baile Herculane has a long history for the resort is in function since the 1850s which makes it one of the oldest touristic stations around the world. The resort is he only Romanian touristic station which to this day kept the characteristics of another area, notably some features from the age of the Roman Empire.

Ancient history

As Romania in the past was part of the Roman Empire there are remains of the specific era which are still visible today. The Romans were always famous for their baths and statues which were constructed as an acknowledgement for the gods’ healing and mercy, especially Hercules, the most popular hero of the ancient times and also the protector of Baile Herculane. Lately more and more tourists are attracted to this resort with Mediterranean influents which has an interesting history and offers healing for the both the body and soul.

Hercules Statue, ©Eniko Seres/private photo

Hercules Statue, ©Eniko Seres/private photo

Relaxation and medical center

Being an important medical center, Baile Herculane offers a modern and special treatment base where the main therapeutic factor is considered to be the abundance of sulfurous springs and thermo-minerals. These minerals are recommended as external and internal cure treatments for rheumatism.

Cernei-Domogled Valley National Park, ©Eniko Seres/Flickr

Cernei-Domogled Valley National Park, ©Eniko Seres/Flickr

External and internal treatments

The mineral containing waters of Baile Herculane are proven to cure external diseases such as skin diseases, peripheral neural system illnesses, articulator- and muscle pains lead intoxications, respiratory problems and gynecological complaints. They are also good for digestive problems, nutrition diseases and some urinal or kidney illnesses.

The view

Baile Herculane is not only a place of healing where your body gets refreshed. It is also a location with blissful and unique natural beauty. There are several excursion and trip opportunities which take you to different touristic tracks and paths in the area.

Cerna valley, ©Eniko Seres/Flickr

Cerna valley, ©Eniko Seres/Flickr

Accommodation options

Being an important touristic location, Baile Herculane offers several accommodation options: hotels, motels, pensions, apartments, villas and private houses. In the main seasons there are special offers. Spend a blasting time at Baile Herculane with you family or friends. There are several bars, restaurants, baths and parks where you can spend you days and evenings.

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